Everton F.C. Reserves and Academy

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Everton have a team of Reserves (U23s) and a Youth Academy.

Reserves and Academy[edit]

Everton's U23 team is managed by David Unsworth and they play their home matches at the Merseyrail Community Stadium in Southport.

Everton's Academy is based at the USM Finch Farm training complex in the Liverpool suburb of Halewood.

Everton players of all age groups train at USM Finch Farm.

Development squad[edit]

Squad No. Position Player Name Nationality D.O.B.
41 GK Mateusz Hewelt Poland 23/09/1996
45 GK Louis Gray Wales 11/08/1995
56 GK Chris Renshaw England 26/09/1997
GK Joseph Hilton England 11/10/1999
GK Matthew Johnson England 04/09/1998
GK Nicolas Defreitas-Hansen United States 10/07/2001
Squad No. Position Player Name Nationality D.O.B.
36 DF Luke Garbutt England 21/05/1993
38 DF Matty Foulds England 01/02/1998
48 DF Morgan Feeney England 08/02/1999
50 DF Gethin Jones Wales 13/10/1995
57 DF Lewis Gibson England 19/07/2000
DF Barney McKeown Northern Ireland 29/06/2001
DF Con Ouzounidis Australia 08/10/1999
DF Elliot Richards England 22/07/2001
DF Ethan Warnock Northern Ireland 15/02/2001
DF Jordan Corke England 06/09/1999
DF Joe Anderson England 06/02/2001
DF Michael Collins England 22/09/2000
DF Nathan Baxter England 11/04/2000
DF Nathan Moore England 19/01/2000
DF Nathangelo Markelo Netherlands 07/01/1999
Squad No. Position Player Name Nationality D.O.B.
37 MF Harry Charsley Republic of Ireland 01/11/1996
42 MF Josh Bowler England 05/03/1999
54 MF Beni Baningime England 09/09/1998
61 MF Alex Denny England 12/04/2000
62 MF Danny Bramall Scotland 03/09/1998
MF Anthony Gordon England 24/02/2001
MF Dennis Adeniran England 02/01/1999
MF Einar Iversen Norway 06/06/2001
MF Fraser Hornby Scotland 13/09/1999
MF Jack Kiersey England 26/09/1998
MF Jose Baxter England 07/02/1992
MF Kyle John England 13/02/2001
MF Pawel Zuk Poland 29/01/2001
MF Sid Kerr England 16/03/2000
MF Stephen Duke-McKenna England 17/08/2000
MF Tom Scully England 01/10/1999
MF Tom Warren England 15/09/2000
Squad No. Position Player Name Nationality D.O.B.
44 FW Bassala Sambou England 15/10/1997
46 FW Anton Donkor (on loan from Wolfsburg) Germany 11/11/1997
51 FW Antony Evans England 23/09/1998
53 FW David Henen Belgium 19/04/1996
55 FW Nathan Broadhead Wales 05/04/1998
FW Boris Mathis France 15/08/1997
FW Calum Dyson England 19/09/1996
FW Charlie Ball England 07/12/1999
FW Ellis Simms England 05/01/2001
FW Kameron Stanley England 10/11/2000
FW Kieran Phillips England 18/02/2000
FW Korede Adedoyin Nigeria 14/12/2000
FW Manassé Mampala Democratic Republic of the Congo 18/07/2000
FW Sam Byrne Republic of Ireland 23/07/1995
FW Shani Tarashaj Switzerland 07/02/1995
FW Shayne Lavery Northern Ireland 08/12/1998

Out on loan[edit]

Note: Flags indicate national team as defined under FIFA eligibility rules. Players may hold more than one non-FIFA nationality.

No. Position Player
28 England MF Kieran Dowell (at Nottingham Forest until 30 June 2018)[1]
35 England DF Callum Connolly (at Ipswich Town until 30 June 2018)[2]
39 England MF Conor Grant (at Crewe Alexandra until 31 December 2017)[3]
England DF Antonee Robinson (at Bolton Wanderers until 31 December 2017)[4]
No. Position Player
England DF Brendan Galloway (at Sunderland until 30 June 2018)[5]
England DF Tyias Browning (at Sunderland until 30 June 2018)[6]
England MF Liam Walsh (at Birmingham City until 31 December 2017)

Achievements and awards[edit]

  • Central League:[7]
    • Winners (4): 1913–14, 1937–38, 1953–54, 1967–68
  • Lancashire Senior Cup:[7]
    • Winners (7): 1894, 1897, 1910, 1935, 1940, 1964, 2016
  • Liverpool Senior Cup:[7]
    • Winners (46): 1884, 1886, 1887, 1890, 1891, 1892, 1894, 1895, 1896, 1898, 1899, 1900, 1904, 1906, 1908, 1910 (shared), 1911, 1912 (shared), 1914, 1919, 1921, 1922, 1923, 1924, 1926, 1928, 1934 (shared), 1936 (shared), 1938, 1940, 1945, 1953, 1954, 1956, 1957, 1958 (shared), 1959, 1960, 1961, 1982 (shared), 1983, 1996, 2003, 2005, 2007, 2016
Year Reserve/Under 23 Player of the Year Academy Player of the Year
2016–17 England Jonjoe Kenny Democratic Republic of the Congo Beni Baningime
2015–16 England Joe Williams England Tom Davies
2014–15 England Brendan Galloway Republic of Ireland Harry Charsley
2013–14 England Tyias Browning England Ryan Ledson
2012–13 N/A England Chris Long
2011–12 England Adam Forshaw England Hallam Hope
2010–11 England Jose Baxter England Jake Bidwell
2009–10 Republic of Ireland Shane Duffy England Adam Davies
2008–09 England Kieran Agard England James McCarten
2007–08 England John Irving England Jack Rodwell
2006–07 England John Irving England Shaun Densmore
2005–06 Nigeria Victor Anichebe England Scott Phelan


  • U23 Team Manager: England David Unsworth
  • U23 Team Assistant Manager: England John Ebbrell
  • U23 Team Fitness Coach: David Flower
  • U23 Team Goalkeeping Coach: Andy Fairman
  • Academy Director: Dr Peter Vint
  • Academy Head Coach: Republic of Ireland Kevin Sheedy
  • Head of Academy Coaching: Dave Adams
  • Academy Coach: John Doolan
  • Academy Coach: Paul Tait
  • Academy Coach: Colin Littlejohns
  • Academy Coach: Jamie Russell
  • Academy Coach: Tom Kearney
  • Academy Coach: Scott Phelan
  • Academy Coach: Phil Jevons
  • Academy Coach: Paul Bennett
  • Academy Coach: John Miles
  • Academy Coach: Francis Jeffers
  • Academy Coach: Peter Cavanagh
  • Academy Coach: Ben Mangan
  • Joint Head of Coaching/Coach Developer 14–18 years: Sean Lundon
  • Joint Head of Coaching/Coach Developer 5–13 years: Chris Sulley
  • Academy Director of Goalkeeping: Kevin O'Brien
  • Academy Professional Clubs Co-ordinator: Ian Lavery
  • Head of Academy Recruitment: Martin Waldron
  • Academy Recruitment Officer: Ray Redmond
  • Academy Local Recruitment Co-ordinator: Sam Bailey
  • Academy Local Recruitment Administrator: Chris Morris
  • Academy Recruitment Officer: Michael Cribley
  • Academy Operations Manager: Joel Waldron
  • Academy Operations Assistant: Daniel Manning
  • Academy Operations Assistant: Sean Farrington
  • Academy Operations Assistant: John King
  • Academy Kit Manager: Danny Webb
  • Academy Transport Manager: Rob Howe
  • Head of Academy Sports Science: John McKeown
  • Academy Lead Strength and Conditioning Coach: Jack Dowling
  • Performance Analyst: Kevin Reid
  • Performance Analyst: Mark Moran
  • Academy Head Physiotherapist: Peter Beirne
  • Academy Physiotherapist: Daniel Richards
  • Academy Physiotherapist: Emma Constantine
  • Academy Physiotherapist: Joe Maden-Wilkinson
  • Academy Office Manager: Joan Farrelly
  • Head of Education and Welfare: David Porter
  • Education and Welfare Officer: Darren Murphy
  • International Ambassador: Ray Hall

Past Academy players[edit]

The following players are notable past Everton academy members currently playing for clubs in the Premier League, The Football League or in another country.

Name Current club International Name Current club International
Agard, KieranKieran Agard Milton Keynes Dons Nigeria Akpan, HopeHope Akpan Free Agent  Nigeria
Nigeria Anichebe, VictorVictor Anichebe Beijing Enterprises  Nigeria Barkley, RossRoss Barkley Everton  England
Barry, AnthonyAnthony Barry Free Agent Barton, JoeyJoey Barton Free Agent  England
Baxter, JoseJose Baxter Everton  England U-17 Bidwell, JakeJake Bidwell Queen's Park Rangers  England U-19
Scotland Boyle, PatrickPatrick Boyle Scotland Ayr United  Scotland U-19 Connolly, CallumCallum Connolly Everton  England U-20
Brown, ScottScott Brown Accrington Stanley  England U-19 Australia Carney, DavidDavid Carney Australia Sydney F.C.  Australia
Clarke, PeterPeter Clarke Oldham Athletic  England U-21 Wales Craig, NathanNathan Craig Wales Caernarfon Town  Wales U-21
Cummins, AdamAdam Cummins Wales Queen's Park Republic of Ireland Delany, DeanDean Delany Republic of Ireland Shelbourne  Republic of Ireland U-21
Republic of Ireland Dennehy, DarrenDarren Dennehy Republic of Ireland St Patrick's Athletic  Republic of Ireland U-21 Dobie, LukeLuke Dobie Wigan Athletic
Tom Donegan Wales Rhyl Republic of Ireland Duffy, ShaneShane Duffy Brighton  Republic of Ireland
Forshaw, AdamAdam Forshaw Middlesbrough Scotland Fox, DannyDanny Fox Nottingham Forest  Scotland
Garbutt, LukeLuke Garbutt Everton  England U-21 Republic of Ireland Gerrard, AnthonyAnthony Gerrard Oldham Athletic  Republic of Ireland U-19
Harris, JayJay Harris Tranmere Rovers Republic of Ireland Kinsella, StevenSteven Kinsella Dundalk  Republic of Ireland U-19
Hughes, MarkMark Hughes Accrington Stanley Jones, JamieJamie Jones Wigan Athletic
Kissock, John PaulJohn Paul Kissock Ebbsfleet United  England U-18 Lundstram, JohnJohn Lundstram Sheffield United  England U-20
McAleny, ConorConor McAleny Fleetwood Town Scotland McEveley, JayJay McEveley Ross County  Scotland
Germany Mustafi, ShkodranShkodran Mustafi Spain Arsenal  Germany Democratic Republic of the Congo Nsiala, AristoteAristote Nsiala Shrewsbury Town  DR Congo
O'Hanlon, SeanSean O'Hanlon Stockport County  England U-20 Republic of Ireland O'Kane, EunanEunan O'Kane Leeds United  Republic of Ireland
Orenuga, FemiFemi Orenuga Bedford Town United States Robinson, AntoneeAntonee Robinson Bolton Wanderers  United States U-18
Densmore, ShaunShaun Densmore Altrincham Pilkington, GeorgeGeorge Pilkington Macclesfield Town
Republic of Ireland Potter, DarrenDarren Potter Milton Keynes Dons  Republic of Ireland Redmond, DanielDaniel Redmond Scotland Hamilton Academicals
Rodwell, JackJack Rodwell Sunderland  England Rooney, WayneWayne Rooney Everton  England
Schumacher, StevenSteven Schumacher Stevenage Borough  England U-19 Republic of Ireland Sheppard, KarlKarl Sheppard Republic of Ireland Cork City  Republic of Ireland U-21
Norway Stubhaug, LarsLars Stubhaug Norway Rosenborg  Norway U-21 Symes, MichaelMichael Symes
Thompson, ZacZac Thompson Guiseley Wales Valentine, RyanRyan Valentine Wales Bala Town  Wales U-21
Vaughan, JamesJames Vaughan Sunderland  England U-21 Iceland Viðarsson, BjarniBjarni Viðarsson Iceland Hafnarfjörður  Iceland
Wallace, JamesJames Wallace Sheffield United  England U-20 Wilson, LaurenceLaurence Wilson Bangor City  England U-19
Browning, TyiasTyias Browning Sunderland  England U-21 Dier, EricEric Dier Tottenham Hotspur  England
Baines, LeightonLeighton Baines Everton  England Wales Roberts, ConnorConnor Roberts Wales Bangor City  Wales U-21
Sweden Hammar, JohanJohan Hammar Norway Orgryte  Sweden U-19 Heneghan, BenBen Heneghan Sheffield United
Scotland Kennedy, MatthewMatthew Kennedy Cardiff City  Scotland U-21 Hope, HallamHallam Hope Bury  England U-19
Thomas, AdamAdam Thomas Macclesfield Town McCready, TomTom McCready Exeter City
Hunt, ConnorConnor Hunt Free Agent Waring, GeorgeGeorge Waring Tranmere Rovers
Ledson, RyanRyan Ledson Oxford United  England U-20 Grant, ConorConor Grant Crewe Alexandra  England U-18
Long (footballer), ChrisChris Long (footballer) Northampton Town  England U-20 Dowell, KieranKieran Dowell Nottingham Forest  England U-20
Pennington, MatthewMatthew Pennington Leeds United  England U-19 Springthorpe, MasonMason Springthorpe Alfreton Town
Wales Jones, GethinGethin Jones Everton  Wales U-21 Duffus, CourtneyCourtney Duffus Oldham Athletic  Republic of Ireland U-21
Green, GeorgeGeorge Green Free Agent  England U-17 Poland Taudul, MateuszMateusz Taudul Cyprus AEZ Zakakiou  Poland U-19
Irving (footballer, born 1989), JohnJohn Irving (footballer, born 1989) New Zealand Auckland City Higgins, RyanRyan Higgins Chester
Thorniley, JordanJordan Thorniley Sheffield Wednesday Dyson, CalumCalum Dyson Everton
Forrester, AntonAnton Forrester Port Vale Wales Davies, AdamAdam Davies Barnsley
Republic of Ireland McLaughlin, BenBen McLaughlin Free Agent Touray, IbouIbou Touray Salford City
Australia Adelson, JakeJake Adelson Australia Central Coast Mariners Kenny, JonjoeJonjoe Kenny Everton  England U-20
Cosgrove, SamSam Cosgrove Wigan Athletic Davies, TomTom Davies Everton  England U-19
Griffiths, RussellRussell Griffiths Motherwell  England U-20 O'Brien, DannyDanny O'Brien Närpes Kraft
Newell, GeorgeGeorge Newell Motherwell - Walsh, LiamLiam Walsh Everton  England U-18
Brewster, DelialDelial Brewster Chesterfield - Evans, AntonyAntony Evans Everton  England U-18
Povey, MaxMax Povey Fylde - Wales Edge, CharleyCharley Edge Colchester United  Wales U-17
Molyneux, LeeLee Molyneux Morecambe  England U-18 Czech Republic Staněk, JindřichJindřich Staněk Ceske Budejovice  Czech Republic U-21
Faroe Islands Davidsen, Jóhan TroestJóhan Troest Davidsen Tórshavn - Donohue, MichaelMichael Donohue Fleetwood Town
Holland, NathanNathan Holland West Ham United  England U-19 Birch, ArlenArlen Birch Burnley  England U-18
Williams, JoeJoe Williams Barnsley  England U-20 Jameson, KyleKyle Jameson West Bromwich Albion



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  3. ^ "Grant Moves To Crewe On Loan". Everton F.C. 30 August 2017. Retrieved 1 September 2017. 
  4. ^ "Robinson Joins Bolton On Loan". Everton F.C. 4 August 2017. Retrieved 4 August 2017. 
  5. ^ Lightle, Sam (5 July 2017). "Galloway joins on loan". Sunderland A.F.C. Retrieved 5 July 2017. 
  6. ^ "Tyias Browning: Everton defender joins Sunderland on season-long loan". BBC Sport. 8 July 2017. Retrieved 8 July 2017. 
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